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WIN A Fenton & Fenton Interior Design Consultation + $5000 To Spend!

Giveaway

For 12 years, Fenton & Fenton have been bringing bold, colourful furniture, textiles and homewares to customers in Australia and internationally. Initially a small bricks and mortar store, the Melbourne business now encompasses bespoke design and styling services, and represents over 30 Australian artists!

Fenton & Fenton’s interior design team offer expert advice across furniture, textiles, floor coverings and art selection – and all the finishing touches! Today, we take a peek into one of their latest projects – a stunning renovated home in Melbourne, furnished and styled to perfection by the Fenton & Fenton team.

We’re also offering one lucky reader the chance to WIN a Fenton & Fenton design service experience, along with $5000 to uplift their home for winter. Find all details on how to enter below!

11th June, 2020

Leather Strapping bar stool. Bowl #48 by Jai Vasicek. Hallway by Laura Thomas. Photo – Eve Wilson

Woodrow Round marble dining table. Flat Leather dining chair. Contemplation by Thomas Gouws. Prelude by Thomas Gouws. Como vase. Photo – Eve Wilson

Modern Shapes Dhurrie rug. Memphis vase. Woodrow Round marble dining table. Flat Leather dining chair. Delphi pot. That’s Amore by Vynka Hallam. Photo – Eve Wilson

Pinocchio floor lamp. Zulta cushion. Banjo Lune sofa. Modern Shapes Dhurrie rug. Set Up by Isobel Rayson. Photo – Eve Wilson

Pinocchio floor lamp. Zulta cushion. Banjo Lune sofa. Modern Shapes Dhurrie rug. Set Up by Isobel Rayson. Shearling round cushion. X Frame coffee table. Woodrow Hourglass stump. Delphi pot. Petrified wood drum stool. Photo – Eve Wilson

Amelia Barnes
Thursday 11th June 2020

‘We like to mix styles and eras, play with bold colour palettes, and we encourage our audience to have fun with their interiors.’ – Lucy Fenton

When Lucy Fenton established Fenton & Fenton back in 2008, she admits she ‘didn’t know much about the industry or interiors’, but she had a passion for discovering unique furniture, textiles and homewares.

12 years later, Fenton & Fenton is now one of Melbourne’s most beloved retailers, with an ever-changing array of vibrant furnishings and homewares, and regular in-store exhibitions. ‘Back when the store first opened, it was really just a small bricks and mortar store relying on bold window displays and word of mouth. It was a very small operation,’ says Lucy, describing her business’ early days. ‘It has evolved so much, and in so many ways, it’s hard to recognise myself or the business as it was 12 years ago.’

Today, Fenton & Fenton is renowned for sourcing pieces from artisans across the globe that collectively reflect a spirit of adventure. ‘We like to mix styles and eras, play with bold colour palettes, and we encourage our audience to have fun with their interiors,’ says Lucy.

In the same way Fenton & Fenton has evolved, Lucy has observed a major shift in the attitudes of consumers towards interiors over the business’ life. ‘I think Australians have become even more house proud over the last decade,’ Lucy says. ‘I think this has brought out people’s nesting instincts and inspired them to live in beautiful spaces.’

Recognising this growing interest, Fenton & Fenton have launched a design and styling arm of their business. This service helps customers transform their home with considered furniture and homewares selections, and is ideal for those who are time-poor or simply don’t know where to begin. ‘Choosing the right pieces for your home can be very overwhelming, and many people want guidance when making such a long-term commitment and important financial decision,’ says Lucy. ‘Also, so many of us are just too time poor. We know what we love, but simply don’t have the time to pull it together.’

We’re excited to offer the chance to WIN a Fenton & Fenton design service experience, along with $5000 to spend, to elevate your home for winter!

Please note this competition is now closed. The winner was drawn and notified on Friday, 10th July 2020. See here for terms and conditions.

 

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